Red Wednesday is an initiative of the organisation, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) which aims to focus the attention of the western world on the problematic situation that persecuted Christians are facing and to show them our compassion. On this occasion, several churches and public buildings around the world are lit in red. “The persecution of Christians is ...Read More »..
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The language we use to communicate with each other is more than just the spoken word, it has its roots in a connection of mind, heart and soul that comes from life shared among us and within us. An expression of inter-relationship at a local, universal and cosmic level. During the past two decades Ireland has become an increasingly diverse ...Read More »..
The Presentation Sisters NEP in partnership with the British and Irish Association for Practical Theology (BIAPT) are delighted to be hosting a one-day conference on ‘Intercultural Living as Christian Mission’ on Thursday 16th May 2019 in the Emmaus Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin. We are privileged to have as keynote speaker Anthony Gittins, CSSp author of Living Mission Interculturally (Liturgical Press, ...Read More »..
NATIONAL GATHERING 2019 The Friends of Nano (Ireland) National Gathering 2019 will take place on Saturday June 15th in Nano Nagle Place, Cork from 10.00 am – 3.30 pm It offers a day of reflection and conversation for Friends of Nano, Co-Workers & Associates on the theme: ‘Not Words but Deeds’. (From the Nagle Family Motto). Presenters: Brian O’Toole, (Director ...Read More »..
Today thousands of pilgrims walk ancient paths in search of a deep spirituality to sustain daily life. They draw from spirituality to the desert, Celtic, Monastic, Contemplative stream. These are deep roots. On April 6th, Ray Simpson, founder of the ecumenical community of Aidan and Hilda on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne will travel to Ardmore to explore the possibility of ...Read More »..
You are invited to join us for the “Called to be mystics” event on Saturday 22nd June 2019 in Croi Nua Spirituality Centre in Galway. It will will feature expert presenters/scholars (Kieran Hayes, social worker/ Dr Bernadette Masterson, PhD in Spirituality/ John McDermott, MA in Applied Spirituality) on the mystical call of Thomas Merton, Etty Hilseum and John O’Donohue. They will ...Read More »..
Justice for All: People and Planet ‘Love one another & spend yourselves for the poor’. The provincial Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) Commission will hold a Day for Justice on November 24th, 2018 at Mount St Anne’s, Retreat and Conference Centre, Killenard, Portarlington, Co. Laois, exploring the theme: ‘Justice For All: People and Planet’. The keynote speaker is ...Read More »..
Within Nano Nagle’s story is a greater one: that of the Irish female diaspora in Newfoundland, India, North America, England, Australia, Africa and the Philippines. ‘Nano Nagle – The Life and the Legacy’ throws open a new window on an unknown aspect of Irish social history, while also demonstrating Ireland’s significant contribution to the global history of female education. The ...Read More »..
‘Reflect, Refresh & Renew’ “I feel privileged to have been led on a pilgrimage from solitude to community …” . “I thought that there was a good balance between personal space & group involvement”. – some experiences shared by participants at Mount St. Anne’s Sabbatical Programme This 4-week programme (taking place from the 24th March to 21st April 2019) will provide you with an ...Read More »..
In this digital age handwritten letters are a precious and rare thing, and even more precious, because of this rarity. Letters continue to communicate the considerations, thought and care of the author even years after, to a different readership from that originally intended. There is something incredibly moving that happens each time one sees the penned signature from the hand ...Read More »..